Calling All MSN-Prepared Nurse Leaders! McKendree Online Is Now Offering Our New Doctor of Nursing Practice Program!

McKendree's DNP programAre you an MSN-prepared nurse leader who is interested in obtaining a doctoral degree in nursing? Then we have exciting news for you! McKendree Online is proud to be offering our new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Ethical Leadership program online!

This program is geared toward MSN-prepared nurse leaders who want to receive a high-quality educational experience at their own convenience. Our new program is perfect for the working practitioner and provides critical thinking exercises, ethical decision-making, and evidence-based practice, which will help you achieve positive health outcomes in the global community.

“The Division of Nursing at McKendree University is fully-vested in supporting the pipeline for nursing education, which serves as a means to produce dynamic nursing leaders,” said Dr. Kelli Whittington, Chair of the Division of Nursing and assistant professor of nursing at McKendree University. “McKendree University’s DNP graduates will play vital roles within their institutions and communities as they demonstrate the ability to utilize evidence-based practice to optimize positive health and wellness outcomes throughout our global community.”

Our DNP in Ethical Leadership program is a 30-credit hour program that will challenge you. You will complete this program as a group moving together through the program. This 2-year program, which extends over 5 semesters, is a sequential course of study and includes an Advanced Nursing Project. Additionally, you will attend two exciting one-year immersion residencies during each August of the two years you will be in the program!

“McKendree University’s Division of Nursing is thrilled to expand our graduate nursing program to offer the Doctor of Nursing in Ethical Leadership,” said Dr. Richelle Rennegarbe, Graduate and DNP Program Director and professor of nursing. “This doctoral program will serve our MSN graduate leaders and the organizations that we serve throughout the Metro East, Southern Illinois, and Kentucky regions. We are proud to be able to expand our nursing program to meet the growing need for nurse leaders who will guide the future of nursing practice.”

Want to sign up for the program or learn more about this exciting opportunity? Visit us online today at!


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